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Peter C. English is associate professor of history and pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. His medical and scholarly interests focus on pediatrics and the history of medicine. Dr. English is completing a history of rheumatic fever from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries.
John M. Eyler is associate professor in the department of history of medicine at the University of Minnesota. His scholarly work has focused on the history of Anglo-American medicine, public health, and epidemiology. Dr. Eyler is at present writing a book on the career of Sir Arthur Newsholme.
John Farley is professor of biology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. His current fields of work in the history of biological science and tropical medicine include parasitology and analysis of vertebrates. Dr. Farley is at present preparing a study of bilharzia for Cambridge University Press.
Elizabeth Fee is associate professor of health policy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. She has published widely on the history of public health education, the history of venereal disease, and on the politics of public health. Last year Dr. Fee coedited with Daniel M. Fox AIDS: The Burdens of History.
Janet Golden is visiting assistant professor of history at Temple University. She has recently published an edited volume on the history of children’s hospitals, and is currently writing a book about wet nursing in the United States.
Bert Hansen has written numerous articles on medical education, sexuality, and the relations between science and magic in historical perspective. Currently on the staff of the Research Foundation of the City University of New York, Dr. Hansen previously taught in the history departments of New York University and the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Michael MacDonald is professor of history at the University of Michigan. A specialist in English medical, social, and cultural history, he has focused on the phenomena of suicide and processes of healing in secular and religious perspectives. With Terence R. Murphy, Dr. MacDonald is the coauthor of a monograph on suicide in early modern England, currently in press.
Steven J. Peitzman is associate professor of medicine and of community medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Among his fields of work are clinical practice and teaching in nephrology and the history of American twentieth-century medicine. Dr. Peitzman is the author of a number of articles on kidney function and malfunction in historical perspective.
Charles E. Rosenberg is Janice and Julian Bers Professor of the History of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in the history of disease concepts and medical care, he is the author of The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America’s Hospital System (1987). Dr. Rosenberg was recently awarded a Guggenheim fellowship to continue work on changing views of disease from 1800 to the present.
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